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The A-Z List of Black Inventors

The following join the ranks of many great African-American inventors who have contributed greatly to society throughout the years.<p>Many black …

Inventions

Want to Be an Astronaut? Start Training Like One With This App

Is it safe to say that the first man or woman to set foot on Mars has already been born? It is definitely okay to assert that the dream of a career …

Do we really need next-gen genetically modified foods to feed the world?

Companies are on the verge of selling lab-grown meat. The new products are touted as environmentally friendly, but is it what consumers want and …

Agriculture

See a New Robot That Captures Sea Creatures—Gently | National Geographic

Origami

The Beginner Programmer’s Curse: Why learning to code is frustrating

You’re one week into your programming course, and it feels like you’ve already hit a skill ceiling. You’ve checked every line, you’ve been staring at …

multipleproblems

How to Bullet Journal

Writing

Bullet Journal: A Productivity System for Programmers

Whether you work full-time as an employee, for yourself as a business owner/freelancer, or are juggling both, you have a lot to keep track of. …

Productivity

How you can see 5 planets in one night, no telescope required

The night sky is just bursting with planets.<p>It's the perfect time of the year to do some planet hunting. If you have sharp eyes, you will be able to …

Astronomy

Plantain Fritters | Taste of Home

Follow along as we show you how to make these fantastic recipes from our archive.

Inside the Test Chamber for NASA's Astronaut Vehicle Double

Inside an 80-foot-tall chamber on Lockheed Martin’s Denver-area campus, backgrounded by red-rock ridges, stands a hulking spacecraft. You have to …

Space Exploration

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How to set up a short feedback loop as a solo coder

I've spent the last couple years as a solo freelance developer. Comparing this experience to previously working in companies, I've noticed that those …

Computer Science

Haiti: They Call It Canaan

Canaan

The STEM Skills That Turn Engineers Into Entrepreneurs

Organizations are spending millions to integrate technology and computer science into classrooms. But these skills can benefit you, too.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Recently, we've seen a surge of initiatives to help prioritize STEM education in schools …

Entrepreneurship

Tesla's mounting problems could have been easily avoided

It would be an understatement of the highest order to say that Tesla has been in any way boring for the past 12 months. What we're dealing with here is basically a total war on numerous fronts, ranging from automobile manufacturing to experiments in robotics to financial speculation to 21st-century …

Tesla

Nujoud Merancy

Nujoud Merancy is a spacecraft systems engineer with more than 13 years experience in human spaceflight programs. She currently works for NASA at the …

Space Exploration

Why Europe dominates the global chocolate market while Africa produces all the cocoa

Europe has an insatiable appetite for chocolate. Not only is it the world’s biggest consumer of the sweet treat, it’s also the largest producer and exporter, thanks to a global market share of 70%.<p>But while the continent dominates the finished-chocolate goods market, African countries are …

Africa

Google Is Building a City of the Future in Toronto. Would Anyone Want to Live There?

It could be the coolest new neighborhood on the planet—or a peek into the Orwellian metropolis that knows everything you did last night.<p><b>TORONTO—Even with a chilly mid-May</b> breeze blowing off Lake Ontario, this city’s western waterfront approaches idyllic. The lake laps up against the boardwalk, …

Smart Cities

From 'plogging' to pineapple shoes: The latest and greatest in eco-friendly innovations

Earth Day may have come and gone, but that doesn't mean you should stop caring about making greener decisions all year round. In fact, the hosts of</i> …

Sustainability

Disney’s Autonomous Robot Stunt Doubles Are the Future

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a robotic stunt double! (via TechCrunch/Walt Disney Imagineering Research & Development)<p>Robots are quickly replacing …

Robotics

Nearly 2 million Africans were pulled into World War I, their reward was even more colonization

It can be difficult to comprehend how easily Africa has been erased from world history. One powerful example is its involvement in World War I, which has been virtually forgotten, despite the fact that an estimated 2 million Africans were pulled into the conflict as soldiers, workers, and personnel …

World History

Uasin Gishu farmer reaps big from horticulture farming thanks to grafting technology - Farmers#Trend

Meet Samuel Karonei, a farmer from Soy Constituency in Uasin Gishu County. Initially he was a maize farmer. While his former colleagues (maize …

Farming

Hand-hoe driven agriculture slowing Agriculture Transformation in Africa. - Farmers#Trend

Many people will ask whether Africa is on the right path in its drive to attaining sustainable agricultural development. Africa is dotted with …

Farming

What needs to be done to give Africa's smallholder farmers access to machinery - Farmers#Trend

Mechanisation of agricultural activity has become a priority across many African countries as the continent gears up to exploit its well recognised …

Farming

Why farms that mix crops and livestock could hold the key to successful climate change adaptation. - Farmers#Trend

For millions of smallholder farmers in sub-Saharan Africa, South Asia and other parts of the developing world, deciding between growing crops and …

Agriculture

Challenges

Oceti Sakowin Solve Fellowship<p>Presented with shift7<p>How can tribal communities advance renewable energy, food, or water access and contribute to …

The most important skill nobody taught you

Before dying at the age of 39, Blaise Pascal made huge contributions to both physics and mathematics, notably in fluids, geometry, and probability.<p>This work, however, would influence more than just the realm of the natural sciences. Many fields that we now classify under the heading of social …

Consciousness

Why self-driving trucks will take over before self-driving cars

Autonomous cars are much in the news, mostly because of the collisions that are bound to happen as we mix human and robot drivers. These raise …

China speeds up its subway with palm scanners and facial recognition

While New York attempts to update its public transportation system to run on time and use mobile tickets, commuters over in Beijing are looking at a …

Scanners

NASA's Curiosity rover took a badass Mars selfie during a huge dust storm

The dust storm on Mars continues to grow.<p>On Wednesday, NASA announced the storm has progressed from a continent-sized tempest to an event that has …